Category: Imperial German Navy

6 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisDa…

6 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisDay Jun 22 1918
1 Swedish
1 Belgian
1 American
1 British
1 Greek
1 Norwegian

6 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisDa…

6 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisDay Jun 13 1918
2 British Royal Navy
2 British
1 Swedish
1 Norwegian

12 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisD…

12 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisDay Jun 10 1918
8 British
2 Norwegian
1 Swedish
1 France

6 British and 1 Dutch ship sunk by Imperial Ge…

6 British and 1 Dutch ship sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisDay Jun 9 1918

8 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy sinks 8 s…

8 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy sinks 8 ships #OnThisDay Jun 8 1918
5 British
1 Italian
1 Norwegian
1 France

Subs off America – Jun 7 1918

At the start of June 1918 Imperial German Navy Raider SM U-151, captained by  Heinrich von Nostitz und Jänckendorff, sank a number of ships off the US coast sending the US media into a panic

Chicago Paper – Dziennik Chicagoski Jun 7 1918
Schrecklichkeit
Death Keeps a Watch on America

Jun 7 1918 Rock Island Argus
SeaWolves Are Barking On America’s Door

Perth Amboy evening news., Jun 7 1918
The Round Up

8 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisDa…

8 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisDay Jun 6 1918
6 British
1 Italian
1 Dutch hospital ship

1st Photographs of the sinking of Steamship He…

1st Photographs of the sinking of Steamship Herbert L Pratt off Delaware. She struck a mine laid by SM U-151. The Pratt was saved, salvaged and towed to port

The Evening World., Jun 5 1918

6 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisDa…

6 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisDay Jun 3 1918
3 British
1 Italian
1 American
1 French

Jun 2 1918, or Black Sunday, Imperial German N…

Jun 2 1918, or Black Sunday, Imperial German Navy sub U-151 sank six US ships and damaged 2 others off New Jersey:

Passenger ship Carolina sunk. 13 lives lost
Sailing vessel Edward H. Cole. Crew survived
3-masted schooner Isabel B. Wiley. Crew survived
Sailing vessel Jacob M. Haskell sunk. Crew survived
Cargo ship Texel sunk (38°57′N 73°13′W) Crew survived
Cargo ship Winneconne sunk (39°26′N 72°50′W) Crew survived